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What to look forward to at newsrewired

| June 28, 2018 – 12:40 pm | 290 views
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The countdown has begun for our 22nd digital journalism conference newsrewired, which takes place in London on Wednesday 11 July.

A handful of tickets are still available. Buy yours for just £180 +VAT.

We have a great line-up of speakers from news outlets including Reuters, BuzzFeed News, The Guardian, The BBC, The Economist, The Telegraph, Financial Times and many more.

The day will kick off with a keynote speech on maintaining credibility and trust in an age of ‘fake news’, looking at how Reuters is addressing these issues by focusing on robust reporting, maintaining independence, increasing transparency and, when they occur, correcting mistakes quickly.

Following the keynote, a panel on “slow journalism” will look at the power of stories that are not tied to the daily news cycle, and two successive talks will shed the light on why an audience-first mindset is key, and the latest findings of Reuters Institute on podcast usage in 22 countries.

After the coffee break, we will hear an expert advice on how to make podcast a success, and new ways media organisations can finance innovation.

Following the networking lunch, the conference will split into two streams until later in the day. The panel sessions will look at constructive journalism that helps counter anxiety resulting from daily negative news stories, and building successful social media communities.

The workshop will help you navigate the world of free and paid-for apps for mobile journalism and make the best use of your smartphone for reporting.

As it happened: Virtual voiceover translation in news production

| March 16, 2016 – 12:40 pm | 1,580 views
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Hear the very latest on the use of language technology in news production: from machine translation to synthetic voices – the latest BBC World Service experiment.

Slides and audio – Social Storytelling

| July 23, 2015 – 11:24 am | 2,170 views
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The growing power of social networks has led to some news organisations skipping their website entirely and going straight to social. This panel at the recent news:rewired aimed to look at variations on this strategy and discuss their pros, cons and pitfalls.

Check out the slides and audio recordings from Malachy Browne, managing editor at reported.ly, and Ramaa Sharma, head of social media at BBC World Service, followed by audio of the full session including Mashable’s global head of news, Louise Roug, moderator Holly Brockwell, editor in chief of Gadgette, and the full panel Q&A.

Presentation slides – measuring success session

| February 11, 2015 – 10:27 am | 2,034 views
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Journalists and newsrooms have access to more data than ever about their stories and how, when, why and where they are being read. But which metrics are actually valuable? And by what lens should newsrooms assess their work?

Analytics expert Stijn Debrouwere and City A.M. social and digital media director Martin Ashplant were joined by John LoGioco, executive vice-president at Outbrain, to discuss their views and experiences on the subject at the most recent news:rewired.

The next news:rewired digital journalism event: Tuesday 3 February

| September 10, 2014 – 3:26 pm | 3,149 views
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After another sell-out day of tips, tools and trends in modern journalism in July, we can now announce the next news:rewired conference will take place on Tuesday 3 February 2015.

12 social media tools for journalists

| July 10, 2014 – 3:46 pm | 13,044 views
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As social media has become an essential part of journalism, tools for searching, monitoring and curating content from around the web are increasingly part of a journalist’s day-to-day toolbox – both for newsgathering and engaging users.

At the next news:rewired conference on 23 July Sarah Marshall, social media editor EMEA at The Wall Street Journal, and Richard Moynihan, social media editor at The Telegraph, will lead a session on tools, tips and techniques for journalists using social media.

In the meantime, here are 12 social media tools that journalists can try:

Announcing Parse.ly as latest sponsor of news:rewired

| June 18, 2014 – 5:37 pm | 2,490 views
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We’re pleased to announce Parse.ly, the web analytics experts, as the latest sponsor of the next news:rewired digital journalism conference.

The conference will take place on Wednesday 23 July at MSN UK’s headquarters in London, where leading online journalists will share their work and advice in making the most of online tools and opportunities.

Parse.ly’s Clare Carr will lead a post-lunch workshop demonstrating how audience insights can be useful to offer more relevant and engaging content as part of a wider editorial strategy, with the aim of improving metrics such as unique visitors, time-on-site and return visits.

Other news:rewired sessions announced so far include a discussion on the use of private social network in journalisms, a workshop on finding documents, data and social media content to support stories, spreadsheet skills for journalists and key social media tools.

Announcing Shorthand as the latest sponsor of news:rewired

| June 16, 2014 – 4:09 pm | 2,628 views

Shorthand are the latest sponsor of news:rewired

Highlights from the news:rewired digital journalism conference

| February 21, 2014 – 3:04 pm | 3,974 views

Journalists, editors and other media professionals packed into MSN UK’s office in Victoria, London, yesterday for the 11th news:rewired digital journalism conference.

Highlights on the agenda included a keynote speech from Buzzfeed editorial director Jack Shepherd and sessions on short-form video, immersive storytelling and using Instagram for news.

Below is a Storify of some of the tweets from the day.

And if you missed news:rewired this time around, you can still catch up with all the sessions and workshops from the day on video with one of our digital tickets.

As it happened: Online security for journalists session

| February 20, 2014 – 1:19 pm | 1,905 views
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This session at the news:rewired conference, in London today, was a workshop for journalists to look at how they can protect themselves, their sources, and their stories online.